nephropexy


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nephropexy

(ˈnɛfrəˌpɛksɪ)
n, pl -pexies
(Surgery) a surgical procedure on the kidney to correct nephroptosis by fixing the kidney in place
Translations

neph·ro·pex·y

n. nefropexia, fijación de un riñón flotante.
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Surgical options include nephrectomy, variceal ligation, nephropexy, and renocaval reimplantation.
Here, we aimed to present our retroperitoneaf laparoscopic nephropexy experience in a female patient with right-sided nephroptosis.
Changes of renal flow in nephroptosis: assessment by colour Doppler imaging, isotope renography and correlation with clinical outcome after laparoscopic nephropexy.